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vigenron independant 

Rémy Dirrig
producer, wine maker

SHORT HISTORY OF THE ESTATE domaine du BANÉ

1800: Bonaparte was not Napoleon yet. Birth of Joseph Rodet , elder of the current owner. The property is in the family in the direct line until this day. Construction of an independant building in the 19th century called " cabote " which was apparently the first school of the village under Jules Ferry.

1918: Construction of the house next to the farm of le Bané by the grandfather of the owner, François Joseph Rodet .

1995: Back from a few years living in the USA, takeover of the family estate by her husband Remy, Franco-Swiss for their third life (!) with the approval of their daughter born in the USA . Beginning of the restructuring of the entire estate. The approach is willingly ecological, in other words there is no single-culture but only poly-culture.  Re-parcellation, extension of the walnut grove ( region of AOP Grenoble walnuts) , planting fruit trees etc ... and conversion to a more natural and organic agriculture for all crops.

2000-2012: Renovation and extension of all buildings , including construction of a winery , cellar and other facilities and infrastructure essential to the production of quality wines.

2003 Pulling out existing old grapes hybrids of the region ( Baccot , Clinton etc ...).

2004 Plantation of the first plot of new grapes. Syrah , Viognier .

2005-2006 back to school (Wine University) for the winemaker Remy ! .

2008 First harvest , a " garage wine " type!.

2010 First approval IGP Isere, Saint Sauveur 2010 vintage.

2011 First marketing of bottles of red wines 2009 vintages ( Syrah and assembly ) as well as white wine 2010 ( Viognier) .

2014 First participation in the national competition of the independent winegrowers in Paris with the red blend vintage 2011 François Joseph tribute to the grandfather. Rewarded with a bronze medal.

2013 - 2014 Extension by tripling the area of planted grapes. Yet it will take 3-4 years before their first wine!

2017 Opening of the new winery and tasting room. First harvest of the new grappes Chardonnay, little arvine, etc...

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